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Information Technology Support Specialist (AAS)
Associate of Applied Science

This degree prepares students for entry-level positions as computer software development technicians.  It includes general knowledge of computer hardware, software, program design, programming languages, specific skills in troubleshooting, problem-solving, and user assistance.

Program of Study
Course SubjectCourse TitleCredit Hours
First Semester
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
ITCC 1314 Introduction to Networks 3
ITSY 1342 Information Technology Security 3
ITSC 1325 Personal Computer Hardware 3
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture OR Creative Arts * 3
Total Hours: 15
Second Semester
ITCC 1340 Routing and Switching Essentials 3
ITDF 1300 Introduction to Digital Forensics 3
ITSW 1304 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3
ITNW 1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers 3
Elective Social and Behavioral Sciences * 3
Total Hours: 15
Third Semester
ITSE 1331 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming 3
ITNW 1313 Computer Virtualization 3
ITSY 2301 Firewalls and Network Security 3
MATH MATH 1314 College Algebra OR Math 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social OR MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I 3
BUSI 2304 Business Writing 3
Total Hours: 15
Fourth Semester
ITNW 1336 Cloud Deployment and Infrastructure Management 3
ITSC 2387 Internship-Computer and Information Sciences 3
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL 3
ITSE 1359 Introduction to Scripting Languages 3
SPCH SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communications OR SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication OR SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3
Total Hours: 15
Grand Total: 60

* Core Curriculum Options

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog